Illumina Files Patent Suit Again UK Firm

San Diego-based lifesciences equipment developer Illumina has filed patent infringement suite against UK-based Premaitha Health plc, via its subsidiary, Verinata Health. The lawsuit was filed in the High Court of Justice, Chancery Division, Patents Court in the United Kingdom. Illumina claims that Premaitha is violating its European patents covering the use of cell-free fetal DNA for non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT).